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Democracy Now! Wednesday 17 November, 2004


Published November 17, 2004
Topics Democracy Now


* Headlines for November 17, 2004
* Red Cross Estimates 800 Iraqi Civilians Killed in Fallujah
* Family of Aid Worker Margaret Hassan Believed Executed: "Our Hearts Are Broken"
* Fmr. Iraq Oil-For Food Head: Kofi Annan "Should Open the Doors, Open the Files"
* Why Isn't Kerry Using $50M Unspent Campaign Money to Fund Recounts?
* U.S. Operating Secret 'Torture Flights'


Source Radio/Television broadcast
Label / Recorded by DN Studios

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Reviewer: Pistolbarrel - - November 18, 2004
Subject: Quick Guide
Times are approximate.

00:00 Headlines for November 17, 2004
11:41 Red Cross Estimates 800 Iraqi Civilians Killed in Fallujah
18:41 Family of Aid Worker Margaret Hassan Believed Executed: "Our Hearts Are Broken"
32:32 Fmr. Iraq Oil-For Food Head: Kofi Annan "Should Open the Doors, Open the Files"
40:25 Why Isn't Kerry Using $50M Unspent Campaign Money to Fund Recounts?
53:00 U.S. Operating Secret 'Torture Flights'
Reviewer: american_fm - - November 17, 2004
Subject: Headlines for November 17, 2004
Headlines for November 17, 2004

- Aid Worker Margaret Hassan Assumed Dead
- Red Cross: 800 Civilians Feared Dead in Fallujah
- UN Calls For Investigation of Abuses in Fallujah
- U.S. Arrests Al-Arabiya Reporter in Fallujah
- Goss Tells CIA Employees: Support Bush Policies
- GOP To Rewrite Rules to Protect Tom Delay
- Big Brother Surveillance Center Comes to Chicago

Red Cross Estimates 800 Iraqi Civilians Killed in Fallujah

Red Cross officials in Iraq are now estimating 800 Iraqi civilians have been killed during the siege on Fallujah. We go to Baghdad to speak with independent journalist Dahr Jamail who broke the story.

Family of Aid Worker Margaret Hassan Believed Executed: "Our Hearts Are Broken"

Aid worker Margaret Hassan is believed to have been executed in Iraq. She was kidnapped a month ago in Baghdad. We'll speak to Denis Halliday, the former head of the UN Humanitarian Program in Iraq.

Fmr. Iraq Oil-For Food Head: Kofi Annan "Should Open the Doors, Open the Files"

Denis Halliday, the former head of the UN Humanitarian Program in Iraq during the Oil-for-Food program discusses the brewing scandal at the UN, which is facing widespread charges of bribery, corruption and is accused of a cover-up.

Why Isn't Kerry Using $50M Unspent Campaign Money to Fund Recounts?

Third-party candidates are requesting recounts in swing states as reports of widespread voting problems and malfunctions in electronic voting machines continue to emerge. Meanwhile, Democratic candidate John Kerry is sitting on over $50 million in unspent campaign funds, which could be used to fund recount efforts. We speak with Green Party presidential candidate David Cobb.

U.S. Operating Secret 'Torture Flights'

The Sunday Times of London is reporting that it has obtained evidence that the US government is leasing a special Gulfstream Jet to transport detained suspects to other nations that routinely use torture in their prisons. We speak with the reporter who broke the story.

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http://www.democracynow.org/

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